• Tony Tapia: Numbers Behind the Immigration & LGBT Movement

    Tony Tapia is the Board Co-Chair for Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Tony discusses the history of immigration reform, what immigrant demographics look like today, and the importance of immigrant-rights funding.

    Posted 7.29.11
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  • Sarah Jones: Sarah Jones as Mrs. Ling

    Sarah Jones is a hilariously poignant Tony Award winning playwright and performer. This year she brought six guests to share their insights on what it means to be LGBT in today’s world. One guest is Mrs. Ling, a Chinese American who discusses her children’s embrace of American culture. “Don’t worry about me, mom, I don’t like guys - I’m in love with a Chinese girl,” recalls Mrs. Ling, “Those are the words I always wanted to hear — from my son!”

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Brad Sears and Ineke Mushovic: The LGBT Movement Today

    Ineke is the Executive Director of the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and Brad is the Executive Director of the Williams Institute. As leaders of two premier research and data collection organizations, they provide a comprehensive look at the goals of the LGBT movement, its progress, and where it stands today.

    Posted 5.16.11
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  • Mike Schaefer: Where Do You Find Hope?

    Mike Schaefer recounts the fear, anger, and disappointment he encountered as a young gay man coming of age in the 1980’s. After the personal loss of acquaintances, friends, and loved ones to HIV/AIDS and suicide, Mike stood up and took action to give a voice to LGBT people everywhere. Today, through his philanthropic giving and the giving of other like-minded individuals, Mike is grateful and hopeful for the future.

    Posted 5.10.11
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